NATIONAL BIKE MONTH

Did you know biking is the best social distancing vehicle? Not only does it get you from one place to another without emitting any c02 emissions, but it's also great for your physical and mental well-being.

May is National Bike Month. We encourage you to give it a try whether you're riding for fun, fitness, or with family, or taking essential trips.​

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4 STEPS TO GET RIDING 

 

1. Getting your bike ready to ride

Does your bike need some TLC? Before riding, be sure to check that everything is in working order. 

Don't yet own a bike? Find a local bike shop near you here. Or visit our partner Bikesport.

 2. Brush up on your essential cycling skills

Knowing and practicing some essential biking skills will help give you confidence on two wheels. 

3. Find an appropriate route to ride 

When first starting, it's best to find quieter routes where traffic is slower. Our region also has several great trail connections:

4. Practice, build up your confidence, and enjoy the ride!

​Confidence while cycling comes with practice, so enjoying a number of rides on quiet streets, parks and multi-use paths, etc., will help increase yours.

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RESOURCES

 

Bicycle Coalition for Greater Philadelphia

Covering Philadelphia and eight counties in PA and NJ.


Circuit Trails



One of America's largest trail network is in your backyard.

Find your local bike shop

Find bike shops in your area.

Find an Appropriate Route

Level of Traffic- Stress Map

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Ride Smart Videos

 
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Submit your biking stories! We want to hear from you - the positives and the challenges!

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